Bancs publics

Overview

Directed by Bruno Podalydès who helmed the "Montmartre" segment of the omnibus Paris, I Love You, Bancs Publics chronicles three intersecting stories in the city of Versailles: an office worker who hangs a banner reading "Lonely Man" beneath his window, the feuding families and couples in a busy town square, and the employees and customers of a local shop. This sprawling and droll exploration of the estrangement of modern life boasts a star-studded supporting cast that features a veritable who's who of French ...
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Overview

Directed by Bruno Podalydès who helmed the "Montmartre" segment of the omnibus Paris, I Love You, Bancs Publics chronicles three intersecting stories in the city of Versailles: an office worker who hangs a banner reading "Lonely Man" beneath his window, the feuding families and couples in a busy town square, and the employees and customers of a local shop. This sprawling and droll exploration of the estrangement of modern life boasts a star-studded supporting cast that features a veritable who's who of French cinema, including Olivier Gourmet, Emmanuelle Devos, Mathieu Amalric, Chiara Mastroianni, Hippolyte Girardot, Pierre Arditi, and the grande dame herself, Catherine Deneuve. ~ Sandra Bencic
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Special Features

Trailer; Deleted scenes; Behind the scenes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2011
  • UPC: 030306932897
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Rating:

  • Source: Ifc Independent Film
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:54:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 96,024

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Florence Muller Lucy, the Secretary
Ridan Singer on Metro
Jérôme Paret Guitarist
Denis Podalydès Aimé
Samir Guesmi Romain
Bruno Podalydès Bretelle
Laure Calamy Opportune
Estelle Chailloux Fairy in Video
Robin Londinsky Presenter in Video
Olivier Gourmet Maurice Begeard
Patrick Ligardes Paul, the Salesman
Pierre Guinot-Delery Customer with Mixing Valve
Chantal Lauby Pascale
Emeline Bayart Amandine
Hippolyte Girardot Un Cadre
Blandine Lenoir Colleague
Manuel LeLievre Small Courier
Michel Vuillermoz Un Cadre
Josiane Balasko Solange Renivelle
Pierre Diot Strict Employee
Ange Ruze Young Employee
Eric Prat Building Resident
Thierry Lhermitte Doctor
Micheline Dax Philosophical Neighbor
Bernard Campan Suspicious Neighbor
Auguste Yvan Child of Suspicious Neighbor
Julie Depardieu Wife of Suspicious Neighbor
Agathe Natanson Woman with Pressure Cooker
Pierre Arditi Monsieur Borelly
Olivia Machon Colleague
Olivier Deparis Colleague
Sylvain Solustri Colleague
Aude Chretien Colleague
Claude Rich Backgammon Player
Michel Aumont Backgammon Player
Didier Bourdon Captain
Marcel Loshouarn Captain
Nicole Garcia Woman on the Radio
Vincent Elbaz Jogger
Simon Bakhouche Convalescent Man
Lou-Nil Font Man with iPod
Agathe Lebourdonnec Woman with iPod
Mathieu Amalric Father with Pram
Stéphanie Cléau Mother with Pram
Lola Jederowicz Pinpin
Francoise Gillard Pinpin's Mother
Catherine Rich Young Grandmother
Jules Trouillard Bastien
Andréane Brézillon Bastien's Sister
Eric Elmosnino Sleeper
Christine de Neves da Rocha Woman with Bilberry
Louise Caucheteux Marianne
Chiara Mastroianni Marianne's Mother/Woman with Glasses
Emmanuelle Devos Arthur's Mother
Pierre Lupone Paul as a Child
Lucile Aimard Female Teen with Grave Demeanor
Marc Averseng Male Teen with Grave Demeanor
Jean-Noel Broute Digger/Man with Wheelbarrow
Elie Semoun Digger
Isabelle Candelier Young Woman Leaving
Didier Tronchet Policeman
Cecile Bouillot Policewoman
Pierre Vander-Meiren Child on Airplane
Babacar Seck Leaf Blower
Eva Redon Little Girl with Book
Anne-Françoise Brillot Woman with Newspaper
Jules Aimard Firmin
Stephane Batut Firmin's Father
Philippe Uchan Customer from Forest
Élodie Huber Daughter with Wallpaper
Guilaine Londez Mother with Wallpaper
Ariane Pirie Customer with Plug
Pascal Legitmus Customer from Beuck DCA
Dominique Parent Customer with Pink Notebook
Amira Casar Customer with Pipe
Michael Lonsdale Customer with Doormat
Christophe Beaucarne Customer with Sporgex
Catherine Deneuve Customer with Armoire
Bruno Solo Customer with Screws
Gabin Lefebvre Child of Customer with Pink Notebook
Benoît Poelvoorde Customer with Coat Hook
Géraldine Fréry Wife of Customer with Coat Hook
Georges Labbouz Customer with Saws
George Aguilar Gary
Roger Roka Surface Technician
Technical Credits
Bruno Podalydès Director, Screenwriter
Philippe Amouroux Sound Mixer
Olivia Basset Screenwriter
Yves Cape Cinematographer
Martine Cassinelli Executive Producer
Emmanuelle Castro Editor
Marie Cheminal Production Designer
David Lafore Score Composer
Dorothee Guiraud Costumes/Costume Designer
Cyril Holtz Sound Mixer
Nicolas Moreau Sound Editor
Ezechiel Pailhes Score Composer
Laurent Poirier Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Park Benches
1. Opening Credits [7:27]
2. Premature Ejaculation [6:54]
3. Did You See It? [7:10]
4. Matter of Love [9:14]
5. A Very Good Omen [7:35]
6. It's a Learning Ball [7:33]
7. Nice Scecret [7:47]
8. At Least You're Fine [8:13]
9. Making Holes [7:12]
10. That's the Demonstration [9:24]
11. Price Tag Change [7:36]
12. Are You Hiding? [8:10]
13. Looking For Fish [6:51]
14. Don't Be Shy [8:06]
15. Ending Credits [4:16]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Park Benches
   Play
   Chapters
   Bonus
      Trailer
      Deleted Scenes
      Brico-Dream Videos
      Park Benches International Tour
      The Universe of Bruno Podalydès
      Advice From Bruno Podalydès
   Setup
      English
      Spanish
      Off
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